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Re: RFC: PerlMonks "What's New" Wiki

by shotgunefx (Parson)
on Apr 25, 2006 at 10:38 UTC ( #545530=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to RFC: PerlMonks "What's New" Wiki

Having been somewhat sporadic in my visitations for quite awhile, I would have greatly appreciated something like this when I returned to a more regular schedule.

Noticed so many updates and additions that I had no clue about.

-Lee
"To be civilized is to deny one's nature."

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[GotToBTru]: late to the conversation .. but thanks, Corion, for the reminder about Perl::Tidy
[Corion]: GotToBTru: Heh ;) I'm not really endorsing it, as I found that any gains made through it are easily squandered by the hours spent on configuring it. At least in my case :)
[GotToBTru]: Like most Swiss Army Knives, you can cut yourself trying to find the blade you actually want
[GotToBTru]: i am satisfied with the default settings turning the seemingly random formatting into something reliable
[Corion]: GotToBTru: Yeah, I started a quick(ly implemented but slowly running) implementation of a program that would guess the "best" configuration (that is, least amount of changes) from my code, but then found that it stops parsing the source as soon as it ..
[GotToBTru]: sadly, it can't do anything about this
[Corion]: ... encounters sub foo($bar,$baz) {, which is something I like nowadays
[Corion]: GotToBTru: Yeah, that stuff is hard to do away automatically ;)

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